Independent Lens

Season 6 Episode 18

A Lion's Trail

Aired Tuesday 10:00 PM Apr 05, 2005 on PBS
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A Lion's Trail
The inspiration behind the worldwide classic pop song "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" was born from Africa's most popular tune "Mbube." Penned by an illiterate Zulu musician who gained only pennies from his endeavors, Independent Lens travels through Africa and America to uncover the many injustices of the worldwide music making machine.moreless

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